Top 10 places to go shopping in Danang

Danang is one of the top tourist destinations in Central Vietnam thanks to beautiful beaches, lots of great restaurants serving amazing local foods, the must-visit Ba Na Hills and many other things. When you are in Danang, you have a huge chance to wander shopping centers and local markets to buy all things you needs on your trip, including souvenirs. I would like to share with you Top 10 places to go shopping in Danang.

1. Con Market

Location: 269 Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau 2 Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang. The market is located at the crossroads of Ong Ich Khiem and Quang Trung Streets.

Opening hours: 6:00 – 20:00.

Although Con Market is not the oldest market in Danang, it is the biggest market in the city for many years. There are more than 2,000 vendors, selling thousands of products at the market. The market was established in 1940s, it was located on an islet (“cồn” or con in Vietnamese) so that it is called Con Market. On 29th March 1984, the construction of the new market was completed and it was renamed to Danang Commercial Center. In 2012, Danang Commercial Center was renamed to Con Market. Con Market has a total area of 14,000 m2 and about 2,000 vendors selling everything from foods to clothes, from household items to kitchenware. Visitors can buy medium quality clothes and accessories, souvenirs, dried foods (dried fruits, dried seafood), coffee, tea, nuts, etc. You should haggle and get the best price or have a local to go with you if you would like to buy something at Con Market. It is great to sit at food stalls and enjoy local specialty foods like local people. There are a wide range of amazing Vietnamese foods for your choice. Prices are not expensive and the foods are relatively safe.

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Con Market - Top 10 places to go shopping in Danang

Con Market.

2. Han Market

Location: Han Market, 119 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau 1 Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang. The market is next to Han River Swing Bridge. It faces 4 streets: Hung Vuong, Tran Phu, Tran Hung Dao, and Bach Dang.

Opening hours: 6:00 – 7:00.

Han Market is the oldest market and a symbol of Danang City thanks to its long-standing existence, great location, a wide range of products, food safety, and friendly vendors. Established in 1940s, the market was rebuilt in 1990. The new market was inaugurated on March 29, 1991. The two-story Han Market has a total area of 28,000 m2. There are more than 576 stores inside the building and 36 kiosks around the building. Coming to Han Market, visitors can see how they sell and buy everything, from live animals to fresh foods, from clothes to household items. Goods are arranged as well as possible, security guards and managers guarantee customers’ safety, food safety are guaranteed by the government. So that this is one of the best places to buy souvenirs, dried foods including dried fruits, coffee, tea, nuts, clothes, accessories in the city. You are free to negotiate a better price for any item in the market. In addition, delicious foods including soup cake with seafood, pork patties, traditional savory cakes, sweet soups, smoothies at Han Market should not be missed.

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Inside Han Market - Top 10 places to go shopping in Danang

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3. Non Nuoc Carving Stone Village

Location: at the foot of Ngu Hanh Son Mountains or Marble Mountains, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City. This village is about 10 km from Han Market – the city center and about 20 km from Hoi An.

Opening hours: most of the stores open during the day.

Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village or Làng Đá Non Nước is not only one of the must-see tourist attractions but also one of the best places for visitors to buy lots of unique and typical stone crafts.

The trade village has been in existence for hundreds of year. The village was established by Mr. Huynh Ba Quat at the end of the 18th (or 17th) century. Mr. Huynh Ba Quat from Thanh Hoa Province created the village. Items at the village are made from Quartz , Agate, Chrysoberyl, Hawk’s Eye, Ruby, Nephrite Jade, Carrot stone, Calcite, Red stone, etc.

At Non Nuoc village, the top souvenirs include jewelry (bracelets, necklaces), statues (Buddha, Jesus, mascots), fengshui items, decoration items (rockery, rotating stone sphere). Prices are from VND 25,000 to tens of thousands of Vietnamese Dong. Small, lightweight and cheap items are the most favorite things to buy there.

Tips: You should ask 30% off when buying an item.

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Stone statues at Non Nuoc Village in Danang - Top 10 places to go shopping in Danang

Colorful medium-sized stone statues. Image:

4. Vincom Plaza Ngo Quyen, Danang

Location: 910A Ngo Quyen Street, An Hai Bac Ward, Son Tra District, Danang.

Opening hours: 9:30 – 22:00.

Hotline: 0511.399.6688; Tel: 0236 3996 688.

The shopping mall consists of one basement and four floors, covers an area of 40,000 m2. In Vincom Plaza Ngo Quyen, 30-mm Vinpearlland Ice Rink – the first ice skating rink in Da Nang is open everyday. Customers can go to Vinmart supermarket, watch movies at CGV cineplex, let their children play at VinKE – a 3,000-m2 education-entertainment centre for kids for kids. It is a great place to buy luxurious clothes at accessories at fashion stores from top brands in Vietnam and the world including Adidas, Ecco,Gurkha, Bata, Valentino Creations, Giordano, Emigo and PNJ. Top restaurant chains such as Master Beef, Gogi House, Jollibee, Sumo BBQ, Alfresco, Salsa Express, Uber, Lyn’s milk tea & coffee are perfect places to enjoy amazing Vietnamese and international foods and drinks.

Vincom Plaza Ngo Quyen, Danang - Top 10 places to go shopping in Danang

Vincom Plaza Ngo Quyen, Danang. Image:

5. Big C Vinh Trung, Danang

Location: Vinh Trung Shopping Center, 255-257 Hung Vuong Street, Thanh Khe District, Danang.

Opening hours: 8:00 – 22:00.

Tel: 0236 36 66 085.

Big C, with over 8,000 staffs, is offer a comfortable shopping environment, a wide range of goods, reasonable prices and good customer service. The highlights of Big C include god consumer goods and low prices. There you can buy fresh foods, dry foods, clothing and accessories, electric appliances, home decor and accessories.

Big C Vinh Trung

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6. Lotte Mart Danang

Location: 06 Nai Nam Street, Hoa Cuong Bac Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang.

Opening hours: 8:00 – 22:00.

Tel: (0236) 3611 999; Hotline: 0903 556 994 – 0916 644 929.

With a total area of 10,000 m2 and US$30 million investment, Lotte Mart Danang is the Lotte Mart’s 4th shopping center in Danang. It satisfy all needs and demands of shopaholics and anyone who would like to find something fun in the city. There are over 20,000 kinds of products, most of which are high-quality, some of them are produced by Lotte at the large Lotte Mart supermarket. There you can buy items from Levi’s, Nike, Magoza, Debor, Sense, Josephi, The Face Shop, Bitas, etc.You can eat lots of foods including Hue specialty foods, pizza, fast foods, and other Vietnamese foods. The game center is an amazing place for not only kids but also adults to have some fun.

Lotte Mart Danang

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7. Danang Square

Location: 35 Thai Phien Street, Hai Chau District, Danang.

Opening hours: 8:00 – 22:00.

Tel: 0236 3822 584.

Danang Square has a total area of about 4,000 m2, consist of 3 floors. On the first floor, there are about 40 stores selling fashion items, cosmetics, souvenirs, etc. There are 137 stores selling clothes, accessories and souvenirs including carved items made at Non Nuoc village. Restaurants on the third floor serve customers amazing foods from all regions of Vietnam, especially Danang specialty foods.

Danang Square

Danang Square. Image:

8. Parkson Vinh Trung Plaza

Location: 255-257 Hung Vuong Street, Thanh Khe District,  Danang.

Opening hours: 9:30 – 22:00.

Tel: 0236 3666 588.

With a total site area of 13,333 m2, Parkson Vinh Trung Plaza is the 10th Parkson’s shopping center in Vietnam. The complex features food courts, entertainment area, play area for kids, CGV cinemas, fashion and accessory stores, and Big C supermarket, which is mentioned above, so that it is a suitable place for adults, children and the elderly. The products from world-class brands including Body Shop, Benefit, Christian Dior, Estée Lauder, Lancôme, Coach, Shu Uemura, Bobbi Brown, MAC, La Mer, Clinique, Shiseido, Gucci, Clarins, Lacoste, Guess, CK Jeans, Esprit, Levis, Ecco, Geox, Addidas, Nike, and top Vietnamese brands Vera, Nino Maxx, N&M, An Phuoc can be bought there.

Parkson Vinh Trung Plaza, Danang.

Parkson Vinh Trung Plaza, Danang. Image:

9. Co.op Mart Danang

Location: 478 Dien Bien Phu Street, Thanh Khe Dong Ward, Thanh Khe District,  Danang.

Opening hours: 8:00 – 22:00.

Tel: 0236 3771 888.

Co.op Mart Danang, with 3 floors, is the Co.op Mart’s 44th supermarket in Vietnam. Besides the big Co.op Mart supermarket selling consumer goods, this shopping center features a bowling center and a large area for entertainment, Fahasha bookstore, PNJ Jewelry, VHOME furniture supermarket, fast food restaurants such as Lotteria, KFC. There is a large number of stores selling cosmetics, watches, glasses with many reputable brands.

Co.op Mart Danang

Co.op Mart Danang. Image:

10. Indochina Riverside Mall

Location: 74 Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau 1 Ward, Hai Chau District,  Danang.

Opening hours: 9:00 – 21:30.

Tel: 0236 3849 444.

Indochina Riverside Mall is a part of Indochina Riverside complex of apartments, shopping mall, and offices. On the ground  floor, customers can enjoy some drinks and ice cream, buy fashion items, jewelry, cosmetics, etc. On the first floor, there are more stores selling clothes and accessories, telephones and accessories, luggage, bedding items, etc. The second floor features a 500-seat dining area, toy stores, 800-m2 play areas for kids. Located on the bank of Han River, this is a good place to sip some coffee.

Indochina Riverside Mall

Indochina Riverside Mall. Image:

Summary of Top 10 places to go shopping in Danang

If you would like to experience something local, real and traditional, just go to Con Market and Han Market where they sell everything, from foods to clothes, from jewelry to souvenirs. There are more than 10 shopping centers for your choices, the best places include Vincom Plaza Ngo Quyen and Parkson Vinh Trung where you can buy items from top international and domestic brands. Co.op Mart, and Lotte Mart are leading retailers in Vietnam are good places to buy reasonably-priced consumer goods, clothes, kitchenware, home appliances, etc. Big C offers the best prices which attract a large number of customers. Non Nuoc Carving Stone Village.

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